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Apple Retail Store Signage Confirms 8:00 AM Launch for New iPad on Friday

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Yesterday, we noted that Apple's grand opening of its new Highland Village retail store scheduled for 8:00 AM on Friday hinted that the company was likely to planning to launch the new iPad at that time rather than in a late afternoon launch as was seen with the iPad 2....
Apple Retail Store Signage Confirms 8:00 AM Launch for New iPad on Friday

Apple Retail Stores Begin Price Matching iPhone Discounts from Carriers and Major Retailers

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With a number of retailers and carriers beginning to drop prices on the iPhone as the introduction of Apple's next-generation hardware approaches, Apple has officially continued to maintain standard on-contract pricing of $199/$299/$399 for the iPhone 4S, $99 for the iPhone 4, and free for the iPhone 3GS. But a...
Apple Retail Stores Begin Price Matching iPhone Discounts from Carriers and Major Retailers

Sprint's Share of iPhone Sales at Big Box Retailers Double That Seen at Apple Retail Stores

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AllThingsD reports on an interesting survey from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) studying the balance of iPhone sales among the three major U.S. carriers at various points of sale such as Apple's retail stores, Best Buy, and warehouse clubs and mass market retailers. The survey shows that AT&T remains the...
Sprint's Share of iPhone Sales at Big Box Retailers Double That Seen at Apple Retail Stores

Apple's iPad Mini With LTE Hits Sprint And At&T Retail Today, And Likely Other Stores, Too

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Sprint announced this morning that it is now offering the iPad mini and fourth generation iPad with LTE connectivity in “select Sprint retail locations.” Sprint is one of three official U.S. data providers for Apple’s tablet, offering LTE data plans for the iPads that don’t carry a contract and only...
Apple's iPad Mini With LTE Hits Sprint And At&T Retail Today, And Likely Other Stores, Too

China leads the second coming of the smartphone

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Although it currently leads the world in smartphone shipments, the U.S. had best be prepared to step down. China will take over the top spot this year and has no plans of looking back. Research firm IDC notes the new leader and confirms a trend we’ve previously reported: the...
China leads the second coming of the smartphone

Apple appoints John Browett as Senior Vice President of Retail

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Apple has appointed John Browett as their new Senior Vice President of Retail. Mr Browett will be leaving his position of CEO of Dixons Retail, Europe’s largest specialist electrical retailer. “Our retail stores are all about customer service, and John shares that commitment like no one else we’ve met,”...
Apple appoints John Browett as Senior Vice President of Retail

Apple on iPhone 5 Demand: "We've Been Completely Blown Away"

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Late-sleeping early adopters may be unhappy to hear that pre-order inventory of its new iPhone 5 has been depleted, but Apple’s pretty happy with the level of demand it’s seeing. “Pre-orders for iPhone 5 have been incredible,” Apple spokeswoman Nat Kerris told AllThingsD. “We’ve been completely blown away by the...
Apple on iPhone 5 Demand: "We've Been Completely Blown Away"

Apple Names John Browett as New Senior Vice President of Retail

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Apple announced this morning that John Browett will be joining Apple as their new Senior Vice President of Retail. Browett will be leaving his current position as CEO of Dixons Retail. Apple® today announced that John Browett will join the company as senior vice president of Retail, reporting to Apple...
Apple Names John Browett as New Senior Vice President of Retail

iPad Mini Sells Out in Two Hours at Apple's Flagship Fifth Avenue Retail Store

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While reports have indicated that launch-day lines for the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad have been shorter than seen for many previous Apple product launches, some Apple retail stores are still seeing long lines. Fortune notes that despite the impact of Hurricane Sandy in the northeastern United States, Apple's flagship...
iPad Mini Sells Out in Two Hours at Apple's Flagship Fifth Avenue Retail Store
New Apple SVP of Retail John Browett makes his way to Apple’s Leadership page

Dixons Retail CEO John Browett will become Apple's new SVP of retail

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Apple announced on Monday that John Browett will join the company as its new Senior Vice President of Retail. Browett will replace Ron Johnson, who left Apple last year to become the CEO of retailer JC Penney. Browett will leave his current position as CEO of British electronics retailer...
Dixons Retail CEO John Browett will become Apple's new SVP of retail

Collected video: the whole world wants an iPad in its hand

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Here's what we've seen outside Apple retail stores across Australia, Japan, Europe and the UK this morning as the new iPad 3 goes on sale across the USA. This really is an Apple kind of day. read more...
Collected video: the whole world wants an iPad in its hand

Apple retail stores mistakingly discounting iPad 2 by up to $200?

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Yesterday we told you that iPad 2 was already being discounted by $100, as announced by Apple during the new iPad unveiling, through a number of retailers including BestBuy and RadioShack. According to one tipster, Apple retail stores too are already offering the discounted iPad 2. However, in the...
Apple retail stores mistakingly discounting iPad 2 by up to $200?

China may have most active iOS, Android devices by early 2013

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China’s increasingly large appetite for smartphones is well-known. Since early 2012 it has been the leading source of new iOS and Android device activations in the world. But while the U.S. has long had the greater number of those devices in use, it’s about to be overtaken by China, according...
China may have most active iOS, Android devices by early 2013

Monuments to Steve Jobs

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On the first anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, the popularity of Apple's products is a living testament to his special talents, and the nearly 400 Apple retail stores are a kind of monument to his accomplishments. [Read more]...
Monuments to Steve Jobs
Apple to sell unlocked iPhone 5 handsets beginning Thursday night

Apple Hires A European Exec To Take Over Its Retail Operations (AAPL)

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Apple has filled the position of retail chief with an outsider. John Browett will become SVP of Retail, taking over the position that Ron Johnson held until he went to become CEO of JC Penney. Here's the official release from Apple: CUPERTINO, California—January 30, 2012—Apple® today announced that John...
Apple Hires A European Exec To Take Over Its Retail Operations (AAPL)
Apple Retail Stores Do $6.44B Worth Of Sales In Q1 2013, Up From $6.12B Last Holiday Quarter
Apple's iPhone 5 Supply Is Finally Improving (AAPL)
Apple Quietly Launches New iPod Touch, Claims 100M Units Sold To Date

Apple Retail's Emphasis on Profits Continues, Tied to Operational Perspective of Cook and Browett

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Earlier this month, we reported on several changes at Apple retail stores that were reportedly seeing some employees being laid off or seeing recent promotions being retracted, while other part-time employees were seeing their hours reduced significantly, in some cases to zero. Our report was followed several days later by...
Apple Retail's Emphasis on Profits Continues, Tied to Operational Perspective of Cook and Browett

Some Apple Retail Stores Offering 30-Day Window to Exchange iPads for New Model

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With Apple's introduction of the fourth-generation iPad today, some recent purchasers of the third-generation model may be feeling somewhat disappointed that their new devices have been supplanted by an unexpectedly short upgrade cycle. CNET reports, however, that those who purchased their iPads within the past 30 days may be able...
Some Apple Retail Stores Offering 30-Day Window to Exchange iPads for New Model

Apple's iPad 3G estimated to have sold 300K on launch weekend

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Checks with 50 Apple retail stores have led one prominent analyst to predict Apple sold about 300,000 iPad 3G units, including preorders, over the device's first weekend of sales....
Apple's iPad 3G estimated to have sold 300K on launch weekend
Apple Retail Stores Do $4.2B Worth Of Sales In Q4 2012, Beats Out Q3 Earnings

Early iPhone 5 Purchases Trend Toward iPhone 4S Upgraders and Black Models Amid Long Lines

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Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has released a new report analyzing some launch-day iPhone 5 data based on a limited survey of 100 purchasers at Apple retail stores in New York City. According to White's data, half of surveyed iPhone 5 were upgrading from the iPhone 4S, which itself...
Early iPhone 5 Purchases Trend Toward iPhone 4S Upgraders and Black Models Amid Long Lines

Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

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Apple has launched an iPhone repair pilot program for Apple Certified Service Providers in Canada that will allow certain certified centers to offer iPhone repairs after store technicians have completed Apple-required iOS Certification. According to a tipster, the third party service sites will be able to offer repairs for the...
Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

Rumor: Ex-Apple exec Tony Fadell's Nest thermostat to be sold in Apple Stores

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Ex-Apple executive Tony Fadell, whom many consider to be the "grandfather of the iPod," will reportedly begin selling his Nest learning thermostat in Apple Retail Stores sometime in the near future....
Rumor: Ex-Apple exec Tony Fadell's Nest thermostat to be sold in Apple Stores

Apple Releases 'I'll Be Home' iPad Mini Holiday Television Ad

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Apple has released a new television ad showcasing the iPad and the iPad mini with a young girl singing Bing Crosby's "I'll Be Home for Christmas" to her grandfather over FaceTime. I'll be home for Christmas. You can count on me. I'll be home for Christmas, if only in my...
Apple Releases 'I'll Be Home' iPad Mini Holiday Television Ad

Apple Retail Stores Seeing Significant Layoffs of Recent Hires?

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Over the past couple of weeks, we've been receiving reports that Apple has been laying off a number of recently-hired staff members at its retail stores. Most of the reports have been coming from Apple retail employees in the United Kingdom, but several of these reports claim that similar actions...
Apple Retail Stores Seeing Significant Layoffs of Recent Hires?
Original iPhone will soon reach 'obsolete' status in Apple Retail Stores
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